Renault Duster complete details revealed

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Yes, yes we know that everyday new details of Renault Duster emerge in the automotive world. But since long-time we haven’t published any article regarding the India-bound Duster, finally after making the study about the same we have published an article. Renault India first unveiled their compact sports utility vehicle ‘Duster’ at the Auto Expo 2012 in New Delhi.

Now the company has officially revealed that a launch its new Duster SUV in India on July 4th next-month. Meanwhile, the SUV has already bagged bookings to the tune of 1000 units as soon as Renault dealers started taking bookings this week. This fourth car by Renault India, Duster SUV is believed to do wonder to the brand and it has started showing up its popularity even before the launch.
 
Features of Renault Duster –

  • Stylish Chrome grille
  • Twin barrel headlamps
  • 16” Alloy Wheels, Front Fog Lamps
  • Rear Defogger, rear wiper & washer
  • Electrically adjustable ORVMs
  • Rear parking sensors, Keyless entry
  • A Boot capacity of 475 litres
  • ABS with Brake Assist & EBD
  • Dual front Airbags, Plush Leather Upholstery
  • 4 Speaker Music System, USB, AUX-IN & Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Satellite Audio & phone control

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The Renault Duster SUV price which is expected to land around Rs 7 lakh to Rs 8 lakh for the entry level petrol and diesel variants respectively while the top variant Renault Duster RxZ price will be around Rs 11 lakh. Currently, it is the best looking and most feature rich compact sports utility vehicle in its class.

The Duster will be available in six variants with both petrol and diesel engine options. The SUV will be powered by a 1.6-litre petrol engine and a 1.5-litre diesel engine which has two states of tune viz., an entry-level 84bhp version and a top-end 108.5bhp version. Duster in both its versions (petrol and diesel) will support 4×2 architecture initially; the 4×4 variant is however expected to be launched later.

Renault Duster has already started affecting the sales of Mahindra Scorpio, Tata Safari and the Mahindra XUV 500 in the top category as well as will cover the entry level SUV as well as high end SUV class as well. Besides, Ford India and Maruti should be hurrying up things to launch Ford EcoSport and Maruti XA Alpha respectively. It is also expected that Duster car will have the advantage of arriving first and it will also have ample time before any of its rivals arrive and dampen its prospects. (See more pictures of Renault Duster, below the jump)

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Variants of Renault Duster Diesel (RxE, Rxl, RxZ) – (RxL will be available in both 85PS and 110PS versions)

  • Displacement – 1,461cc
  • Power – 85PS @ 3,750 RPM on RxE and RxL; 110PS @ 3,900 RPM on RxL & RxZ
  • Torque – 200Nm @ 1,900 RPM on RxE and RxL; 248Nm @ 2,250 RPM on RxL & RxZ
  • Transmission – 5-speed manual for the 85PS variants and 6-speed manual for the 110PS variants
  • Fuel efficiency – 20.46kpl for the 85PS variants and 19.01kpl for the 110PS variants

 
Variants of Renault Duster Petrol (RxE and RxL) –

  • Displacement – 1,598cc
  • Power – 102PS @ 5,850 RPM
  • Torque – 145Nm @ 3,750 RPM
  • Transmission – 5-speed manual
  • Fuel efficiency – 13.24 kpl

 

Mileage (Fuel Efficiency) of Renault Duster –

  • Renault Duster Petrol – 13.24 kmpl
  • Renault Duster Diesel 85 PS – 20.46 kmpl
  • Renault Duster Diesel 110 PS – 19.01 kmpl

 

Expected Price of Renault Duster –

Petrol

  • Renault Duster Petrol RxE – Rs. 7,00,000.00
  • Renault Duster Petrol RxL – Rs. 7,50,000.00

Diesel

  • Renault Duster Diesel 85 PS RxE – Rs. 8,00,000.00
  • Renault Duster Diesel 85 PS RxL – Rs. 8,50,000.00
  • Renault Duster Diesel 110 PS RxL – Rs. 9,50,000.00
  • Renault Duster Diesel 110 PS RxZ – Rs. 11,00,000.00

 

Also see – Renault Duster scheduled to launch by this June, bookings open now!

 

See more pictures of Renault Duster –

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Mohammed Asrar

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Mohammed Asrar is a auto enthusiast, blogger, author, and business person. In addition to being the founder of this website, Asrar is also a MBA graduate, holds a degree from Bangalore University. His personal interests beyond the automotive world lie in the travelling and photography.